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Dec 23, 2012 2:00pm PST
of the tsunami that hit after a massive earthquake off the coast of indonesia. more than 200,000 people died. on thursday we could get the consumer confidence report. we get a consumer confidence report. it will give us an idea of how people are feeling about the strength of the economy, and on friday lots of nervous couples and last minute plans means new same-sex marriage law goes into effect the next day. same-sex partners will be finally able to get married legally there. >>> people usually count their blessings at christmas. cnn's barbara star found soldiers still counting theirs, and they might wonder how they can do it. >> i push forward and open -- my elbow unlocks and and i throw it back, and that's how i maneuver. >> reporter: wounded troops in rehab at the holiday time. all christmas miracles. meet travis mills, one of the troops i visited with asking them to send holiday wishes to their buddies. >> hi, everybody. i'm staff sergeant travis mills fourth brigade combat team. i miss everybody. merry christmas and happy new year. to our military forces overseas and home, and special s
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 11:00am EST
and efficiently. he gave his cia a lot of roe. they started doing less well by, there's a failed coup in indonesia in 1958, a botched cue in syria i think and 57. and eisenhower's own advisers quietly start telling him the problems here, the father of the -- [inaudible] then like bob lovett and david bruce, smart guys. you've got a problem. and he says, you know, and you to get rid of dulles, allen does. his brother, john foster dulles, sector essay, a little harder to fire him, but more importantly, ike said it takes a strange kind of genius to run an intelligence service. and he's right about that. and allen dulles did have a strange kind of genius. so ike was reluctant to get rid of them. so he did. i think he regretted. susan's dad told me after the u2 got shut down he went to his father on the plane, the paris summit about to collapse her some, and said to him, dad, you should have fired back i. and ike blew up and basically said i'm the president and you're not. but it was little defensive about it because, yeah, he probably should have. these things are always clear in retrospect than they
CSPAN
Dec 23, 2012 6:00pm EST
knew which is when he wrote about going to the war in indonesia i was afraid to go in there, there was a young woman nurse peace corps volunteer and she asked me to go into the war and i was afraid sargent shriver is supposed to be this great guy and he was afraid and he was human. they have to negotiate a deal but she was touching other human beings that were struggling, people that were sick, and when he was 45 or 46i think that she would have loved to have been that nurse in that room touching the people affected by leprosy, and to have that experience and show what the piece is about where human beings are interacting with each other, not some peace in the theory of diplomats which is often times elusive. this is real human peace, and interactions of that's why he always said i wish i were you because i have the opportunity to deal with that. he was very happy in his own life, but he was excited and wished that he could have other opportunities. to experience those things and help creating those situations. >> that was a mean question to ask me, but i was a good one. [la
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